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Territory Now Included in Federal Marine Highway System Following National Project Designation Awarded…

Staff Consortium | April 16, 2021

The Virgin Islands Port Authority announced this week that it has been awarded the National Project Designation by the U.S. Maritime Administration (MARAD). "With this designation, the U.S. Virgin Islands is now included in the United States’ federal marine highway system. The USVI has been designated as M-V1, M-95, and M-2," VIPA said. VIPA said it applied for the designation to allow the territory to qualify for additional grants from the U.S. Department of Transportation and MARAD that are only available for ports under this classification.  Other benefits of this designation include: The creation and sustainability of employment opportunities in the USVI’s ports and shipyards and the vessels that visit and operate in the territory. Relieved landside congestion Reduced maintenance costs and improvement of the U.S. transportation system's…

VIPA Receives $3.8 Million in Federal Grants Through…

Staff Consortium | March 02, 2021

The V.I. Port Authority announced Monday that the U.S. Department of Transportation has awarded $3,826,687…

V.I. Port Authority Extends Airline Incentive Program,…

Staff Consortium | December 17, 2020

An airline incentive program to attract increased airlift to the U.S. Virgin Islands has been renewed…

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Notice Of Heavy Equipment Sale Sealed Bid Auction

Staff Consortium | April 29, 2020

The Virgin Islands Port Authority (the “Authority” or “VIPA”) will be accepting bids for a 2008 Caterpiller Backhoe 4x4 telescoping arm through Tuesday, May 12, 2020.  Bidder must complete t...

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